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SATURDAY November 23

Host: Mary Ito

0730 Facing up to your dog or cat's mortality is one of the most difficult parts of pet ownership. Fresh Air's house vet Dr. Ted Morris came by to talk about why some pet owners are choosing to have their pets euthanized at home.
Listen audio (runs 8:53)

0800 From Harry Potter to Twilight to Enders Game---more and more films are based on books for younger readers. Melissa Bourdon-King has been watching this trend---she's general manager of the venerable Toronto children's book store Mables Fables.
Listen audio (runs 8:29)

Here are Melissa's YA suggestions:
1. THE FIFTH WAVE by Rick Yancy.
2. THE COLDEST GIRL IN COLDTOWN by Holly Black
3. MORE THAN THIS by Patrick Ness
4. MATCHED by Ali Condi
5. THE GONE series by Michael Grant
6. THE RAVEN BOYS. by Maggie Stiefvater
Check out the Mable's Fables website for more literary suggestions on the Young Adult front.

0830 Musician Colin James has an ear for the blues. He also has a large collection of blues albums. And he's sharing his favourite tracks on them with YOU. All you have to do is tune into Colin's Blues Channel at CBC Music. He came in to elaborate.
Listen audio (runs 12:11)
Here's the link to Colin's Blues Channel at CBC Music.
If you'd like to hear Colin performing live, he's currently on tour in Southern Ontario.
Tonight (Nov 23) he'll be in North Bay at the Capitol Centre. And on Monday night (Nov 25) he'll be in Guelph at the River Run Centre.
You can get fully up to date on his career and his recordings at Colin's website.